Vitali Klitschko and Erik Morales win election to Boxing HOF

Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, four-division world champion Erik Morales, and light middleweight champion Ronald Wright have been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Posted: Dec. 5, 2017 5:20 PM

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) - Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, four-division world champion Erik Morales, and light middleweight champion Ronald Wright have been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.


German promoter Klaus-Peter Kohl and broadcasters Steve Albert and Jim Gray also were elected as non-participants and observers. Elected posthumously were Sid Terris in the old-timer category, and ring announcer Johnny Addie and promoter Lorraine Chargin in the non-participant category.

Voting was conducted by members of the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians.

The induction ceremony is June 10, 2018, in Canastota, New York.

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